Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

EU/IMF bank bailout only scrapes tip of iceberg Danny Byrne, CWI The crisis in Spain is such that developments come and go at lightning speed and are difficult to predict or anticipate exactly. What will happen next in Spain is intrinsically linked up with a whole number of factors, many […]

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

“During an election dominated by career politicians who are loyal to big business, I am running as a Socialist Alternative candidate to make sure there is at least one independent left-wing, pro-worker candidate in Washington State worth voting for.” Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) I am […]

Venezuela: Where are Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution heading?

Venezuela: Where are Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution heading?

The Current Political Context Johan Rivas, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) The Venezuelan Bolivarian Revolution has once again reached a crossroads in the forthcoming Presidential elections. For the first time in a long time there is a real electoral threat by the right wing. The growth of the right wing, […]

Taiwan: Over 5,000 march against nuclear power

Taiwan: Over 5,000 march against nuclear power

Anniversary of Japan’s twin disasters and Fukushima meltdown sees nuclear capitalists back on the offensive Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “We must close down all nuclear power plants… We demand the democratic public ownership and control of Taipower [Taiwan’s power company].” So said Hsiang-yu Hsieh, of CWI Taiwan, in his speech to […]

China: The fall of Bo Xilai

China: The fall of Bo Xilai

For the first time in two decades an open power struggle erupts within China’s one-party state Editorial statement by chinaworker.info Dramatic events are unfolding as China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition gets underway. A serious schism in the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) top ranks has come into full public view – something […]